Chris is IT&S’s first and only VP of Data and Analytics, a department created to support HCA’s strategic initiative of “leveraging big data to achieve next level quality, efficiency, and growth.”
Chris spent his first years in HCA with operations responsibility for HCA’s Software Technology group, where he was one of the initiators of the ehc.com web services initiative. This team led the development of the company’s original internet software and infrastructure. During that time, HCA’s internet systems and services received more than twenty industry awards. Prior to joining HCA, Chris held information systems management positions with Suntrust Banks and IBM Corporation. He has served as a member of Microsoft’s Enterprise Roadmap Cabinet and has been active with the Nashville Technology Council.